Whilst smaller in landmass and with fewer tourist drawcards than its South American neighbours, Uruguay’s accessibility, contrasting cities and a range of attractions set amongst a more relaxed atmosphere make it a worthy side trip for short or extended stays.
Situated just across the River Plate from Buenos Aires, tourists are drawn to the historically intriguing town of Colonia, the eclectic capital of Montevideo and the beautiful.
Pedal to one of the oldest vineyards in Uruguay, Almacen de la Capilla of Bodega Cordano.
Enjoy a selection of their different varietals and a tour of the property. Enjoy a selection of their different varietals and a tour of the property before continuing onto El Legado Boutique Winery. Taste the flavours of a typical Uruguayan lunch sampling various meats and other savoury dishes.
Today you will be picked up from your hotel and taken around the city for a tour of the city of Colonia.
This charming UNESCO World Heritage site is a nostalgic city preserving its much unchanged Portuguese style architecture. Walk its cobblestone streets to see brightly painted homes with the flowerpots that decorate window sills. The Historic Centre is the heart of the city, it is here you’ll find many buildings from the Portuguese colonial age.
A complete tour of Montevideo, the modern Capital of Uruguay. Visit the old city, “La Ciudad Vieja, Constitution Square with Cathedral Town Hall. Pass by the Solis Theatre, Independence Square with the Artigas Monument (National Hero) and its Mausoleum. Continue to the main commercial street (18 de Julio) and the Congress Building. Visit the Prado with its famous Rose Garden and the monument, La Diligencia (stagecoach). Continue on to Montevideo Hill for a sight of Montevideo Bay and the old Colonial Fortress, before visiting Batlle and Ordonez parks. Visit the residential area of Carrasco and along the city chain of beaches back to your hotel.
- Regular ferry
- Private transfers with English speaking guides
- Accommodation at First class properties